Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17893 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Aloysia wrightii (A. Gray) A. Heller
Common name   Wright's beebrush
R. Van Buren   1762  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 15 April 2010 
United States
Mohave County
Locality Arizona Strip Road (BLM Road 1069), E of Mokaac Wash, S of VABM Low (3386 ft. peak);
     Elev.: 3481 ft. (1061 m.)
Latitude Longitude 36° 54'  2.94" N, 113° 33'  55.08" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L6S6, growing flat against rocks. 


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Aloysia wrightii Heller ex Abrams

     Lippia wrightii Gray ex Torr.

Common Name(s): lemon verbana, mintbush lippia, wright aloysia, Wright lippia, Wright's beebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32134, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Verbenaceae
                                    Genus: Aloysia
                                        Species: Aloysia wrightii


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05310s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09332s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17891 Artemisia       "sagebrush" same section
17905 Ericameria nana      "dwarf goldenbush" 2907 ft. SE
17892 Eriogonum       "buckwheat" same section
17907 Glossopetalon spinescens      "spiny greasebush" same section
17890 Lycium cooperi      "peach thorn" 1370 ft. E
17906 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 2907 ft. SE
17904 Ptelea       "hoptree" 2907 ft. SE


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Quail Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2699 ft. SW   Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Mokaac Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 0.9 mi. W 3612  Lizard Point 
Lizard Point (Cape) Mohave County, AZ 2.6 mi. NW 4807  Lizard Point 
Lizard Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 3.1 mi. NW 3622  Lizard Point 
Seep Spring Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3 mi. SE   Wolf Hole Mountain East 
North Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 3.2 mi. W 4944  Lizard Point 
Mokaac Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. N 2963  Lizard Point 
Quail Draw Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4.4 mi. S 4846  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Quail Flat (Flat) Mohave County, AZ 4.5 mi. S 4859  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Mokaac Mountain (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 3.7 mi. W 5177  Purgatory Canyon 
Seep Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. SE 4643  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Quail Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.8 mi. S 4807  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Canyon Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.1 mi. SE 4734  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Quail Hill (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 5 mi. S 5223  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Wolf Hole Wildlife Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4.3 mi. SW 5115  Wolf Hole Mountain West 
The Hole (Basin) Mohave County, AZ 4.8 mi. SE 5187  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Seegmiller Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.7 mi. SE 4961  Hole-n-Wall Canyon 
Middle Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 5.9 mi. S 5771  Wolf Hole Mountain East 
Seegmiller Mountain (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 6 mi. S 5975  Wolf Hole Mountain East 


Taxon Links for species Aloysia wrightii  (A. Gray) A. Heller

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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